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The Fayrfax Carol

SATB, a cappella

By Thomas Ades

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Choir Sacred with Piano (SATB choir)
SATB, a cappella. Composed by Thomas Ades (1971-). Masterworks; Performance Music Ensemble; Single Titles. Faber Edition: Faber New Choral Works. 20th Century; Christmas; Masterwork; Sacred; Winter. Choral Octavo. Faber Music #12-0571518354. Published by Faber Music (AP.12-0571518354).

Item Number: AP.12-0571518354

ISBN 0571518354. English.

The Fayrfax Carol was commissioned by the Choir of Kings College, Cambridge (UK) for the Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols on Christmas Eve, 1997. Subtle and lyrical yet with pointed, bitter-sweet harmonies, it looks ahead to Christ's Passion. A challenging, yet immensely rewarding work.

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